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October 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm$10
BIG LOVE THEATRE PRODUCTION: Big Love by Charles Mee is presented by special arrangement with United Talent Agency
Director: Pam McDaniel
Choreographer: Isaac Martin Lerner. Scenic Designer: Maureen Freedman. Lighting Designer: Daisy Long. Costume Designer: Joni Johns Lerner. Sound Designer: Ben Warner. Technical Director: Jason Jossick. Production Stage Manager: Ryli Frisch.
Presented in the Studio Theatre at the Visual and Performing Arts Center at WCSU. Runs October 7 through 16.
About the Show
Fifty brides flee their fifty grooms and seek refuge in a villa on the coast of Italy in this modern re-making of one of the western world’s oldest plays, The Danaids by Aeschylus. And, in this villa on the Italian coast, the fifty grooms catch up with the brides, and mayhem ensues: the grooms arriving by helicopter in their flight suits, women throwing themselves over and over again to the ground, pop songs and romantic dances, and, finally, unable to escape their forced marriages, 49 of the brides murder 49 of the grooms-and one bride falls in love. About the same odds as today.
No refunds are permitted; all sales are final. Please note that tickets are subject to a higher price at the box office. The venue recommends purchasing your tickets in advance on wcsuvpac.eventbrite.com.